Ah Antimatter, the mirror opposite of all the regular matter you see around you. The existence of the stuff was first predicted in 1928 in a paper by one Paul Dirac who realised that his relativistic version of the Schrödinger wave equation predicted the possibility of “antielectrons” also known as [...]Read more ›
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The fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 precipitated the revolutionary movements of East European working class. They had been shackled to the Stalinist totalitarian system for more than forty years. Most capitalist commentators claimed that ‘capitalism had won’. The trumpeters of Wall Street and the City of London claimed triumphantly that capitalism [...]Read more ›
Sebastian Vettel is on the verge of an incredible third straight World Championship crown after qualifying ahead of the inaugural American Grand Prix to be held at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. The German claimed his sixth pole position of the season while title rival Fernando Alonso [...]Read more ›
It’s been a season long duel – and this weekend it could well reach its breathtaking climax. Eight months ago the Formula One season burst into life on the street of Melbourne, Australia. Since then, the world’s greatest drivers have done battle on five different continents, from desert sands to [...]Read more ›
Hurricane Sandy battered the East Coast Monday night and caused major damage to both the Northeast and to President Obama’s re-election hopes. New York and New Jersey – two states that felt the full force of Sandy – are Democratic heartlands, and would-be Democratic voters will have much more on [...]Read more ›
The relationship between the US government and Interest groups: detrimental to a fair democratic election?
With the campaigning for the next US Election in full swing it is interesting to look at the support and the power force behind elections which are often interest groups. There are many factors and resources which can contribute to the levels of success. Groups without these resources are more [...]Read more ›
Facebook’s announcement at the end of 2011 that all of its 800 million users will be forced to use its new Timeline concept within the next few months has caused a lot of controversy since the new year began. Timeline is Facebook’s most radical change since the social network was [...]Read more ›
The use of mobile applications has been on the rise ever since mobile apps became popular in 2008. The term ‘app’ was named ‘Word of the Year’ by the American Dialect Society in 2010 and at the end of 2011, more than half a million third-party apps were available globally. [...]Read more ›